A one-dimensional model is proposed to describe a mechanism for proton transfer in crystals containing chains of hydrogen bonds. The ionic defect H3O+ is described as a kink excitation. It is shown that the solitonic mechanism can explain the measured high protonic mobility.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Physica B: Physics of Condensed Matter & C: Atomic, Molecular and Plasma Physics, Optics|
|State||Published - Oct 1987|
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